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Professional Certificate

Financial Accounting

Increase your confidence as a business decision-maker and team contributor by sharpening your financial accounting skills. eRasmussen has developed the Financial Accounting Professional Certificate to help you stay up to date in the world of finance.

The digital economy is always evolving, and gaining fundamental skills beyond a degree is essential to continuous learning.1

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Understand Fundamental Accounting Processes

Through earning this Professional Certificate, you will learn how to understand and analyze financial statements. Accounting principles are taught through the fundamentals of bookkeeping, including asset valuation, classification of accounts, notes, payroll liabilities and monthly adjustments. Specific to corporations and partnerships, there is an emphasis placed on corporate accounting, investing in debt and equity securities, financial and cash-flow analysis, and overall decision-making.

By taking these eRasmussen courses, you will gain in-demand skills that are essential for a career in accounting and advantageous for anyone with a financial decision-making role. Business is everywhere, so these skills can transfer to a variety of organizations or leadership roles.


Evolve Your Career

Cultivate in-demand, relevant job skills quickly and increase your potential without an overwhelming investment of time or money.

Prepare for Key Business Responsibilities

Strengthen your financial accounting skills and help enhance your status as a trusted member of your organization, from financial statements to payroll and monthly assets.

Upskill Your Career

Knowing how to complete financial statement analysis and understanding accounting methods are essential to every business—and can help you advance your career.

Build Your Resume

Accountant and auditor professions are projected to grow 6% between 2018-2028. 2


What You Will Learn

  • COURSE 1

    Financial Accounting I

    • Define accounting objectives and their relation to business
    • Learn the fundamental principles of bookkeeping
    • Analyze trial balance, working papers, financial statements and completing an accounting cycle
    • Devise methods of valuing assets, including property, plant and equipment, inventory and accounts receivable
    • Explore the classification of accounts, notes, payroll liabilities and monthly adjustments
  • COURSE 2

    Financial Accounting II

    • Analyze financial statements for partnerships and corporations
    • Learn about corporate accounting and corporate issuing
    • Examine investing in debt and equity securities
    • Develop the ability to review financial and cash-flow analyses
    • Enhance decision-making skills in a business setting
    • Explore manufacturing accounting methods used for budgeting and forecasting
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Gain relevant financial skills to help move your career forward.

Two Courses

Completing these courses will qualify you for the Professional Certificate. Show your proficiency by sharing your badges and certificate on your resume or LinkedIn®.3

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Affordable and Convenient

Affordable and Convenient

Engaging content such as videos, infographics and interactive elements emphasize skill mastery; not just theory. Earning a Professional Certificate means quickly realizing the benefits of your new proficiencies with validated skill competencies to showcase on your resume.

Plus, all of the eRasmussen Professional Certificates are available to everyone with no costs or fees to help support our community of motivated learners.4

  • Career training that’s easy to manage

    • No cost to you 4
    • Cloud-based and available on your time
    • Average completion time per course is just six to eight hours 4
    • Easily digestible content units (45–90 minutes), including video, images and interactive elements that keep you engaged
    • Our courses save your progress in real time, allowing you to pause your work and complete it later

2 courses

$0 per course

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For any questions concerning Professional Certificates, please call 833-725-1353.

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